Swindle starts fast
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Gerald Swindle of Warrior, Ala., dipped into his Smith Lake past to take the lead Thursday at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open, the second event of the Southern Open series. Years ago, before he cemented his fishing legacy as the 2004 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Swindle's career began on Smith Lake in an aluminum boat with his father, Tommy.
"I actually cut my teeth here on this lake," said Swindle, who is 35th in the Elite Series' ...
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